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Erma Leona Owens

Monday, September 19, 2005

Jan. 13, 1927--Sept. 17, 2005

TRENTON -- Erma Leona Owens, 78, died Saturday (Sept. 17, 2005) at the Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman.

She was born Jan. 13, 1927, in Trenton to Howard and Bertha (Riley) Keller. She graduated from Trenton High School.

She married Wilbur Owens in 1947. The couple spent their lives traveling for the Bureau of Reclamation and doing oil field work, until returning to Trenton in 1977.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, seven brothers and one sister.

Survivors include two stepdaughters, Sally Schott and husband, Don and Shirley Jeverance and husband, Roger, all of Sterling, Colo.; one great-niece; one brother, Carl Keller of Trenton; two sisters, Eleanor Brown of Trenton and Evelyn Atwood of Englewood, Colo.; and relatives and friends.

A private family inurnment will be Saturday in the Trenton Cemetery.

Herrmann Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.